John Sullivan is an experienced litigator with jury trial experience, emphasizing the defense of lawyers and design professionals. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2005. While at Hastings, he served as an extern for the Hon. Paul Alvarado (Ret.), San Francisco Superior Court.
Since joining Long & Levit in 2005, Mr. Sullivan has focused his practice on the defense of professionals. He has successfully represented attorneys against claims arising out of underlying transactions and trials. These include cases resolved at the pleading stages, mediation and trial. He also handles attorney fee disputes.
Mr. Sullivan has also represented design professionals and contractors in a wide range of projects including single and multi-family residential projects, complex laboratory buildings and municipal works. These cases have included complex construction delay and cost claims, alleged errors and omissions by designers and other professional and fee disputes.
Aside from representing professionals, Mr. Sullivan has experience handling personal injury and product liability cases as well as commercial and corporate disputes.